United States, Pe... Cycloid... "Cycloid Company, located near Pittsburgh, is the exclusive owner, developer and manufacturer of the AutoPump product, and retains strong, worldwide patent protection. The device is highly engineered and sophisticated, requiring a significant investment of time, talent and expenditure to bring it to “commercial ready” status. Ford Motor Company has fully tested AutoPump, including rough-road durability, and awarded it “Implementation Ready” status, in addition to similar testing procedures by DaimlerChrysler and Goodyear. While Cycloid is currently discussing product implementation on selected vehicle platforms with the three major OEMs, it has a near-term marketing plan as a dealer-installed AutoPump option that projects financial self-sufficiency for the company, by Q4 2005. The financial requirements to achieve this goal are a $1.3 million initial investment, followed by an additional e...
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